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Page 6, Palm City Spotlight

                                                    FinanciaL Focus

      Don’t Let Your Investments                         different investments. In general, you purchase stocks with   currently on track toward meeting these goals, you may
      Go On ‘Vacation’                                   the hope of achieving the growth necessary to help you   need to adjust your investment mix to potentially provide
                                                                                                           you with a higher return. Be aware, though, that seeking
                                                         meet long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement.
                                                         On the other hand, when you purchase certain fixed-rate   higher return potential will likely mean taking on more
      By Bryce Buchanan,                                 investments such as certificates of deposit (CDs) or money   risk. You may want to consult with a financial professional
      Edward Jones                                       market accounts, you know they won’t provide as much   to make sure you find a risk/reward ratio suitable for your
        Summer is here – and so is                       growth potential, but are available to fund a short-term   goals and risk tolerance.
      vacation  season. Americans                        goal – such as a dream vacation.                    • Look for hard-working investments. Some investments
      spend a lot on their summer                          • Evaluate investments’ performance relative to your   work  especially  hard.  Some  stocks,  or  investments
      getaways  –  more  than  $100                      goals. Some people think the only way to evaluate their   containing stocks, pay dividends. Instead of taking the
      billion in 2017 alone, as reported                 investments’ performance is to track them against a well-  dividends, you can choose to reinvest them, purchasing
      in Travel and Leisure magazine.                    known  market  index,  such  as  the  S&P  500.  However,   even more shares – and increased share ownership is one
      When you hit the road, you will                    using an index as a measuring stick has some drawbacks,   key to helping build financial resources for the long term.
      enjoy  getting  away  from  your                   one of which is the lack of a personal connection to   Dividend  reinvestment  is  typically  automatic,  so  once
      regular  tasks,  but  there’s  one                 your  situation.  Look  at  it  this  way:  In  many  types  of   you have chosen this option, there’s really no extra work
      part  of  your  life  that  should                 organizations, you typically go through performance   on your part. (Keep in mind, though, that companies are
      never take a break – your investments.             reviews, where your work is assessed in terms of how well   not obligated to pay dividends, and they can be reduced
        To keep your investments working consistently and   it helped you move toward your goals – and you can follow   or eliminated at any time.) In the investing arena, as in
      efficiently for you, consider these suggestions:   the same process with your investments. Specifically, you   many endeavors, hard work can be rewarding. So look for
        • Match the right investment with the right “job.” You   can measure their performance by how effective they are   opportunities to keep your investments gainfully employed
      hire an electrician to install a light fixture, you employ a   in helping you move toward your financial objectives.   throughout your life.
      plumber to clear a clogged drain, and you would not expect   For example, if you need your portfolio to provide you     This article was written by Edward Jones for use by
      either one to work on the other’s project. In a way, this view   with a certain rate of return to meet specific retirement   your local Edward Jones financial advisor.
      of a division of labor is similar to how you might look at   goals at a designated age, but you find that you are not

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                                                                                                                                   Theresa (now an honorary
                                                                                                                                   Cupid  too)  &  Frank,  est.
                                                                                                                                   2017, will be boating all
                                                                                                                                   summer long thanks to RD!

      R.S.V.P. to our Gladiator & Goddess Mixer this month!                                                                        Barbara & Gordon, est.
      Toga-Toga!! Come join THE FLORIDA MATCHMAKERS      The annual kayaking and paddle board group date adventure series is in full bloom! Sign  2016, will be paired off again
      for an epic night!                                 up now!                                                                   this summer thanks to RD!


                      Anthony Lavargna

                    Carrie Lavargna
         Board Certified Real Estate Attorney
            Accredited Estate Planner (AEP)

               Wills, Trusts & Probate

            Real Estate & Business Law

        New location at The Stuart Financial Center
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